Colchester Campus Accommodation

The Maltings

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The Maltings offers student accommodation just a 25-minute walk or a short bus ride from campus. All of the en suite rooms have a desk, plenty of storage, and three quarter sized beds (double bedding packs can be used).

The management and maintenance of this accommodation are provided by an external company Homes For Students.


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Rooms & prices 2019-20
  • Silver and bronze rooms available
  • Bronze en suite room £145.53* per week
  • Silver en suite room £149.52* per week 

There is 24-hour security and CCTV throughout and students living in The Maltings benefit from:

  • free wi-fi
  • bike storage
  • parking (for an additional charge)
  • launderette
  • social lounge
  • restaurant
  • shop
  • gym
  • silver and bronze rooms available
  • silver room typical dimensions: 12.2 to 13.1 sqm
  • bronze room typical dimensions: 13.5 to 15.8 sqm

A University of Essex Residents' Assistant will be on site.

Further information

Rent at The Maltings, for a 39-week contract in a bronze en suite room is £145.53 per week and for a silver en suite room is £149.52 per week. Other contract lengths and pricing is available directly with The Maltings and not via the University.

More details about this exciting student accommodation are available from The Maltings.

Your accommodation contract is with us but the management and maintenance are provided by We are Homes for Students.

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Payments and charges

*Prices are applicable for all new students from April 2020. Find the full list of rent charges for 2019-20 and 2020-21 here.

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Postal address
Postal address
The Maltings Name of floor followed by flat/room (eg. The Maltings 5.4/6)
Haven Road, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8FU